Emergency Management for Schools Training

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students' (OSHS)' Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center conducts two trainings annually for REMS grantees. The initial training focuses on the four phases of emergency management (Prevention-Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery) and introduces the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The second training discusses advanced subjects in emergency management. Use these links to find online versions of the most recent PowerPoint presentations available on each key topic of emergency management.

Introduction to Emergency Management for Schools | Advanced Topics

Meeting Materials

This page includes links to specific agendas, materials, and presentations given at OSDFS emergency management grantee meetings and other trainings. In addition, click on the link below to view and register for any upcoming training opportunities.

Recent Training Materials | Archived Training Materials

This page includes links to upcoming trainings and events related to emergency management.

NIMS and ICS Training Courses

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and provides training in emergency management. EMI offers free, online, independent study courses for emergency management personnel. Several of the introductory courses also have materials available to download for live trainings. For access to EMI's free, online courses, please visit:

Additional Training Resources

Follow this link to view additional training resources available through Federal, State, and local emergency management partners.

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REMS TA Center
8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1440
Silver Spring, MD 20910
1-855-781-7367 (REMS)
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